A line started to form before ABC11 crews arrived on scene at 6 a.m. - and it was massive.
While mustering up the courage to perform in front of the celebrity judges, some practice with ABC11's Gloria Rodgriguez.
Producers with the show told ABC11 North Carolina has the most Idol winners.
Could the next winner be from the state? We'll have to watch this season to find out!
Watch these Triangle residents show off their singing skills